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3 October 19, 2018 News Photos theweek of 3 - The Contact CFS Alert: Sunset Ceremony Mission Support Squadron Photo by Corporal R. Brunet St-Jean Content submitted On 14 October 2018, Canadian Forces Station Alert personnel gathered together at the edge of the Arctic Ocean to enjoy the day s 38 minutes of daylight and to say their goodbye to the sun at the annual Sunset Ceremony. To commemorate this last setting of the sun (at 12:12) until March 2019, Station personnel enjoyed a bonfire, games, beverages, snacks, and the unique opportunity to walk upon the Arctic Ocean and amongst its icebergs. 10% Military Discount! Catching up with the Hasty P s Photo submitted Content submitted Members of the Hastings & Prince Edward Regiment recently took part in the Canadian Forces Army Run in Ottawa, Ontario. The team completed the Ortona Challenge, a combination of the 5 km and 10 km run routes, in combats, with 40 lb rucksacks. The team looks to return in 2019! Pictured here is: (Front kneeling left to right): MCpl Rivet, Cpl. Khan (Back standing left to right): Maj. Straatsma, MCpl Francis, MWO Cook, MCpl MacKinnon, MCpl Brock, Pte Kervin. Cleaning & Polishing Only $99 Call Today for Your FREE Consultation and Necessary X-Ray! Same-Day Emergencies & On-Site Denture Lab! Early Morning, Late Evening & Saturday Appointments! Implants Sedation Dentistry Invisalign Day Care from 10am 4pm! Three Locations to Better Serve You! Frankford Belleville Cobourg Content submitted October 7-13 marked Fire Prevention Week and this year s campaign focused on three important objectives: Look for places fires could start, Listen for the sound of the smoke alarm and Learn alternate ways out of every room. Service members and their families must acknowledge that fires can happen anytime/anywhere and how to safely escape during an emergency situation. Kicking off this year s Fire Prevention Week from Left to Right: Lt.-Col. John Michaud (CO 8 MSS), Avr Taylor Bergen (Fire Fighter) MCpl. Corie Syganiec (Fire Fighter), Cpl. Stacey LeClair (HRA Clerk), MCpl Jean-Francois Legault (Fire Fighter), MWO Rodney Boskovitch (Deputy Fire Chief), Capt. David Campbell (Fire Chief), Avr Gordon Harnum (Fire Fighter), Leana Nordman (Fire Warden of the Year), Cpl Grant Finnigan (Fire Fighter), Col Mark Goulden (8 WComd), Sgt Aaron Myers (Fire Fighter) and CWO Troy Zuorro (8 WCWO). Head office: 2447 Princess Street Kingston, Ontario K7M 3G1 Tel: Toll Free: Fax: Guardsman insurance has been working with the Military since 1960 We have special discounts on Home and Auto Insurance for members of the Canadian Military and Civilian Staff Save up to 25% on your home and auto insurance for a no obligation quote call your local GuardSMan office today! Kingston Ottawa Anywhere in North America Photo submitted

4 News 4 - The Contact October 19, 2018 Greens to Jeans set to launch at Trenton MFRC By Makala Chapman A new program directed at veterans and their families is launching next week at the Trenton Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC). The program, called Greens to Jeans, will expand upon the MFRC s existing services and supports, while providing participants with more opportunities to access social programming and learn new skills. The new initiative will be supported through the True Patriot Love Foundation, a charitable organization which has supported numerous MFRC ventures throughout the years. It s become clear over the past couple of years that veterans and families really want more services and supports, said the Trenton MFRC s executive director Tamara Kleinschmidt. The MFRC is a great place to provide that and it s something we re pretty excited about. Kleinschmidt went on to explain that the programs offered through Greens to Jeans would especially be crucial in helping support veterans and their families as they make a healthy transition into the civilian community. We re providing a bridge between the military community to the new communities which they are stepping into and will be engaging with, she said. On average, staff at the MFRC will see approximately 120 veterans and their families a year. Sharing her thoughts on the new program was Kelly Briggs, the MFRC s Veteran Family Program Coordinator. She noted that families in particular had indicated that they would be open to more opportunities that would allow them to connect with others who have shared similar experiences, as well as to gain new tools through workshops focused on skills such as painting, photography and yoga. Briggs added that the MFRC will host a monthly social meeting where individuals can learn more about the other services and programs offered by providers within the community. It s not that there s not lots of resources out there, people just don t know about them or know where to find them, she said. We will be providing those opportunities for people to get together and learn about the new skills they can obtain. The official launch of Greens to Jeans will take place on Oct. 25 at the 8 Wing Chapel at 91 Namao Dr., Trenton from 6:30-8 p.m. All of the service providers that have joined to be a part of the Greens to Jeans program will be present at the launch so that people can see what will be available. One of the first events affiliated with Greens to Jeans will take place on Nov. 3 and is called the Renew Program. It will focus on caregivers and will be an afternoon teaching them about self-care, yoga and essential oils. Other programs available under the Greens to Jeans umbrella will include photography workshops, the Spectrum of Valour painting program, leather working, Tai Chi and more. Briggs added that the MFRC have also partnered with 8 Wing Trenton s Health Promotion team, who will be sharing content from their various workshops on living a healthier, active lifestyle. We will continue to expand as we move forward, she added. The more people we have, the more programs we will provide. We would like to extend our gratitude to True Patriot Love for allowing us the opportunity to provide these programs to our clients because without their funding, we would not have been able to do this. Ill or injured members who will be releasing from the military are also welcomed to join the Greens to Jeans program. Briggs said she would also be interested in speaking with any other community partners interested in providing a program under the Greens to Jeans umbrella for veterans and their families. 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5 October 19, 2018 Continued from page 1 News 5 - The Contact Photos by Makala Chapman 8 Wing Trenton Wing Chief Warrant Officer Troy Zuorro (left) talks about the importance of the Base in Trenton at the Trenton MFRC on Oct. 11. Bay of Quinte MPP and Minister of Government and Consumer Services Todd Smith (right) and Ontario s minister of Children, Community and Social services Lisa MacLeod discuss the value of military families in the 8 Wing Trenton community. Member of Provincial Parliament, Todd Smith, who also serves as Ontario s Minister of Government and Consumer Services, also joined MacLeod. While visiting, the ministers were greeted by the MFRC s executive director Tamara Kleinschmidt and 8 Wing Commander Colonel Mark Goulden. Together, alongside members of Military Family Services, a candid discussion was held about military families in the Quinte West region, the role they play within the community and their needs. Having an increased awareness of the military family experience is always a benefit to our community, said Kleinschmidt following the meeting. Health care, education, and employment are the three most notable areas of concern for military families in our experience at the Trenton MFRC. She added that at least 85 per cent of Trenton s military families were living off base and lived within communities as far as Brighton, Tweed and Prince Edward County. Also in discussion was Seamless Canada, a Department of National Defence (DND) initiative that aims to assist military members and their families when they move. It was just this past summer Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan unveiled Seamless Canada. In a written press release, Minister Sajjan noted that the initiative would focus on resolving transition issues and would aim to improve lines of communications and cooperation between DND, CAF, provinces and territories. Minimizing stressors for families with initiatives like Seamless Canada will help families cope with the challenges that come from relocation, and frequent separation, said Kleinschmidt. As for Minister MacLeod, having come from a military family, she noted that she understood some of the sacrifices made and was eager to learn more about how her ministry could help. Being here today was quite poignant, she said. The least we can do as Ontarians is to support them through mental health supports, adequate child care and every other service an Ontarian would have in a seamless way. As for why meetings like the one at the MFRC were so important, MacLeod added that it came down to basic respect for those that have fought for Canada s freedom in the past, as well as those that are serving today. We need to let them know that we will never forget the sacrifices that they and their families have made. As for what the ministers plan to do with all the information they have collected, MacLeod said moving forward with a military caucus at Queen s Park would be ideal. I think my ministry is uniquely positioned to host that, she explained, so in the next couple of weeks we will try and get that underway. It would be (comprised of) those members that have military bases in their community, as well as any of those who support our veterans and our military in order to learn how we can best support those that have fought for us. Minister Smith added that he too was excited to explore the introduction of a military caucus, which was an idea he first concocted more than two years ago. He went on to explain that the caucus was never able to move forward due to various constraints, but is hopeful it can now be a success with the help of Minister MacLeod. It s something I know we want to get off the ground rather quickly, he said. It s not going to just be us in cabinet, but all members of the provincial legislature, he said. They will have an opportunity to participate in this caucus to better understand where those cracks exist with provincial delivery of services to family members of those in the military. As for getting the caucus started, Minister Smith said it would be a fairly easy process and would start with a formal announcement of its formation. He added he also had a member of the New Democratic Party Home Auto LIfe Investments Group Business Farm Travel willing to co-chair the caucus. As for the importance of the new caucus, Minister Smith said it came down to getting the conversation started at a community level and ensuring that same conversation would continue on at a provincial level. The province plays a role in providing services to military families, not the federal government, he said. 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6 6 - The Contact Safety October 19, 2018 There's a Safety Message In Murphy's Law Murphy's Law states: "Anything that can go wrong will go wrong. That's a very negative message, and safety is a positive thing. But when you think about it, Murphy's Law does have something to tell us about safety. Safety planning really means thinking of the worst things that could happen, and then taking steps to prevent them. You start with a negative idea, and you end up taking steps for a positive outcome. Here's an example: If you temporarily place a box of supplies in a rarely used traffic aisle, Murphy's Law says that somebody will walk along that aisle, fall over the box and break an arm. Using this example, how can we put Murphy's Law to good use? We can do this by imagining the worst possible consequences of our actions and then taking measures to introduce safety into the situation to prevent these consequences. In this case, it would involve thinking of the worst possible outcome if we put the box there, and then taking steps to remove the hazard. In other words, you use your Personal Protective Equipment and recommended safe work practices to protect yourself against the worst-case scenario. General Safety Tips: When you get into your vehicle and buckle up your seat belt, you don't do it because you think everything is going to go right that day. You do it because there is a slight chance that some drunk will run a red light in front of you, or that you will hit a patch of ice and miss a curve on the road. You wear your hard hat on the job not because you expect everything to go in your favor, but because there is a chance that someone might drop a brick from above or that you might accidentally bump your head on an overhead obstruction. You use the handrail while walking down the stairs, not because you are confident that everyone else has looked after job-site housekeeping, but because it simply makes good sense to protect yourself from injury. When you follow your company's strict safety rules regarding confined space entry, it is not because you are optimistic that the atmosphere in there is fresh air. It is because of the chance that it is, or may become, short of oxygen or contaminated by noxious gases. When you make sure machine guards are in place, you are protecting yourself against the time - perhaps just the one time - when you can't pull your hand away fast enough. When you learn CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), first aid or rescue techniques, it doesn't have much to do with the days when everything goes right. It has a lot to do with the rare occasions when a co-worker collapses with a heart attack or is seriously injured in a fall down an underground shaft. That's how Murphy's Law relates to safety. 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7 October 19, 2018 News 7 - The Contact Local athlete takes on Ironman competition in Hawaii By Makala Chapman Local athlete Master Corporal (MCpl.) Mikaël Charbonneau-Lemaire will be one of the first to tell you that giving up isn t an option - especially when there s a finish line to cross. On Oct. 13, the aviation technician from 8 Wing Trenton s 426 Transport Squadron competed in the Ironman World Championships in Kailu-Kona, Hawaii. In this particular demonstration of athleticism, MCpl. Charbonneau-Lemaire found himself amongst 2,500 of the world s top athletes. A full Ironman triathlon consists of a 3.86 km swim, a km bicycle ride and a marathon km run. Saying the athletes are some of the best in the world is no exaggeration either. Most participants qualified for the international triathlon because they placed top in their divisions at various Ironman qualification races held throughout the world. Having competed in an Ironman race in Mont-Tremblant just this past August, less than two months later, MCpl. Charbonneau-Lemaire said he soon found himself boarding a plane to Hawaii to do it all over again. But the opportunity to perform on the world stage wasn t because he had qualified during his Mont-Tremblant race, despite finishing at an impressive overall placement of 104 out of 2,734 athletes. Recalling the story of how he got to fulfill his dream, MCpl. Charbonneau-Lemaire smiled and noted it all started with his family signing him up for the Subara Canada Road to Kona contest. He joked that he barely had finished his Ironman race in Mont-Tremblant before his wife and mother told him they had nominated him to take part in another triathlon. Out of the 2,500 people that were nominated for the contest, MCpl. Charbonneau-Lemaire said he still finds it hard to believe that he was selected as the winner. It was hard to accept, he said. I know there s a lot of people with very compelling stories and are very deserving members out there that have been dedicated to the Ironman world and I m just new to it. But having had 78 other people nominate him for the contest and vouching for his character, MCpl. Charbonneau- Lemaire said above all, he was honoured. I m more thankful than proud, he said. Believe it or not, MCpl. Charbonneau- Lemaire said he used to have no interest in competing in Ironman competitions. But he noted that all changed when his late brother (Jordan Lemaire) convinced him otherwise. Tragically, Jordan was killed while training for a race while road bike training in the vicinity of Mont-Tremblant, Quebec on July 16, Once my brother was gone, I just felt like that was a big push for me (to compete in an Ironman), he said. I wasn t really convinced I should do one because of the toll it takes on the body and the amount of hours you have to invest in it. But, when (Jordan) passed away, I really came to realize that I wanted to try. After winning the contest, MCpl. Charbonneau-Lemaire explains that the Subaru team paid for him and his wife to travel to Hawaii the week prior to the race to get acclimatized. During that week, while there was lots of training, MCpl. Charbonneau-Lemaire noted he also made sure to enjoy the fact that he was in Hawaii and even tried surfing for the first time. It was like a dream come true, he said. As for the race itself, MCpl. Charbonneau-Lemaire noted while there were challenging moments, he was proud of the effort he put in. Beginning with the swimming portion, he explained he had been so focused that it wasn t until after when he watched footage of the race did he realize the size of the event. It was a giant wave of just the fittest on earth swimming through the ocean, he said. But it was a good swim, despite not having a wetsuit, which adds a little buoyancy. MCpl. Charbonneau-Lemaire went on to share that coming out of the water, he felt good and was ready to tackle the bicycle portion of the race. He noted the weather wasn t too hot or windy, which was important in ensuring he didn t get dehydrated. But what made the ride even more special was the fact that he got to ride his brother s bicycle. It was really so special to me, MCpl. Charbonneau- Lemaire said. He always wanted to do an Ironman. Following the ride, it was then onto the marathon run. While the first portion went well, it was about 20 km in when he and the other athletes truly began to feel major difficulties. It got really, really hot, he said. I saw multiple people on the side of the road laying down and the ambulances had to come pick them up. We still had another 20 km or so to go and people were falling like flies. MCpl. Charbonneau-Lemaire noted while it s good to push yourself, it s just as important to listen to your body. My arms went numb and I couldn t feel my hands or my forearms, he explained as the early signs of dehydration. I was trying to stay hydrated but I just couldn t take enough fluids in that heat. It was time for me to pull back just a little bit in order to make it home safely. Approaching the finish, MCpl. Charbonneau-Lemaire said he could see his wife holding up a Canada flag, which he said he then grabbed and carried across the finish line. It was such a great moment and I was so proud and thankful to be there, he said. When asked to reflect on one of the most inspiring moments of the race, he shared the story of HAIR CENTRAl Family Hair Care Welcomes Nancy NaNcy has over 20 years experience working with ladies cuts, styles, colours, foils and perms. CAll for A CoNSUlTATIoN or AppoINTmENT. 20 % LADIES SERVICE WHEN YOU BOOK WITH NANCY FOR OFF THE MONTH OF OCTOBER WAlk-INS or By AppoINTmENT EvERyoNE WElComE! 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11 October 19, Wing Lessons Learned: Your voice matters! News 11 - The Contact Special surgery required for Hercules, local facility dog By Maj. Benoit Beaulieu and WO Charles Hatfield If you could have a say in bringing about positive change in your work environment, would you be interested in voicing your idea? As learning organizations, the Royal Canadian Air Force and 8 Wing / CFB Trenton are committed to continuous improvement, including how we conduct and support operations at home and abroad. The Canadian Armed Forces and RCAF designed a Lessons Learned Programme for that specific purpose. On behalf of the Wing Commander, the 8 Wing Lessons Learned Team manages the Wing Lessons Learned Programme and we are looking for insightful people. You may be the subject matter expert that has the solution for a given problem. Continuous improvement starts with you and your voice, which in the Lessons Learned Programme consists of an observation and a recommendation regarding a specific area for improvement. In addition, the same process is valid to ensure that Best Practices are captured for others to benefit from. For your voice to be heard, please use the Lessons Learned button on the 8 Wing Splash Page or contact your Squadron, Unit or Wing Lessons Learned Officer / NCM. We will assist you in channeling your voice appropriately and provide you feedback and updates along the way as it is processed. So, what are you waiting for? Start today, to have your say and possibly be a game- changer at 8 Wing / CFB Trenton. S pecializing Fireplace Showroom REDUCE YOUR ENERGY COSTS WITH An AMAnA HI-EFF natural GAS OR PROPAnE FURnACE Heating & Air Conditioning LASTS AND LASTS AND LASTS Lottie Jones Florist Ltd. Family Owned and Operated Since 1923 Eleanor Barker MaryAnne White 44 Quinte Street Trenton, ON K8V 3S9 Ph: ishltd.com in your Home Comfort Built better than it has to be with a lifetime unit replacement warranty plus 10 years parts & labour. plus up to $1250 IN REBATES Old Man winter is coming!!! Call today to schedule your furnace tune-up Call or visit us today for your FREE No Obligation quote You ll Be Glad You Did! 122 Parks Dr. Belleville Locally owned and Operated to Serve You Better Since 1995 Content submitted Hercules, the facility dog at the Trenton Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC), is in need of assistance. Hercules is a two and a half year old Labrador retriever owned by Kelly Briggs and her family. He is an icon in the Trenton military community. He can often be found at the MFRC by Kelly s side, spending his days offering support and comfort to military members, veterans and their families. Unfortunately, now Hercules is the one who needs support. He has torn his ACL. Like a human with the same injury, he requires surgery. Without insurance the veterinary estimates the cost will be $6000. Hercules gives so much to the Trenton community every single day. He deserves the chance to come back to the life he loves and was trained for - supporting members, veterans and their families. Any donation toward Hercules surgery and recovery would be appreciated. Every fundraised dollar makes a difference which is why Lisa-Marie Guernon, a certified-professional dog trainer and friend to Kelly, has established this private initiative to help Hercules and his family. A Go Fund Me page has been created and you can support Hercules surgery and recovery at: For more information, please contact Lisa-Marie Guernon, or w DISCOVER BELLEVILLE S BETTER RENTAL VALUES! With Laminate laminate and and ceramic ceramic floors flooring with with sheers* sheers* Close to shopping malls Large walk-in closets* Heat & Hydro included* Footsteps to transit stop Heated outdoor pools Rental Office Hours Monday - Thursday 9 am - 5 pm Fridays 9 am - 4 pm Palmer Road, Belleville, ON SHELTER Large doors to balcony or terrace Park-like picnic area with barbeque No pets preferred *On selected units CANADIAN PROPERTIES LIMITED

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